Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

corespondent

[koh-ri-spon-duh nt]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun Law.
  1. a joint defendant, charged along with the respondent, especially a person charged with adultery in a divorce proceeding.

Origin of corespondent

First recorded in 1855–60; co- + respondent
Can be confusedcorespondent correspondent
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for corespondent

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples


  • About
  • Cookies, Terms, & Privacy
© 2018 Dictionary.com, LLC.